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Coyotes Recall Rundblad from AHL

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have recalled defenseman David Rundblad from the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).

David Rundblad
The 6-foot-2, 190-pound Rundblad has played in 15 games with the Pirates this season registering 6-4-10. He also has appeared in two games with the Coyotes, collecting two assists. Rundblad posted 1-3-4 in 24 games with the Ottawa Senators before being acquired by the Coyotes on Dec. 17, 2011.

The 21-year-old native of Lycksele, Sweden played four seasons with Skelleftea HC from 2007-08 through 2010-11 registering 12-61-73 and 36 penalty minutes in 153 regular season games. In 40 career postseason games, Rundblad recorded 4-9-13.

Rundblad was originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the first round (17th overall) in the 2009 Entry Draft.

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